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Art Linkletter (1912–2010)

Art Linkletter was born on July 17, 1912 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada as Gordon Arthur Kelly. He is known for his work on The Linkletter Show (1952), Hollywood Talent Scouts (1965) and Kids Say the Darndest Things (1998). He was married to Lois Foerster. He died on May 26, 2010 in Bel-Air, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 97) in Bel-Air, California, USA

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 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Host / Interviewer / Narrator
- Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration (1986) ... Host / Interviewer / Narrator
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Art Linkletter
- Lucy Loses Her Cool (1970) ... Art Linkletter
 1968 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
- Love Is an Itch You Can't Scratch (1968) ... Hobo (uncredited)
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Art Linkletter
- Catwoman Goes to College (1967) ... Art Linkletter (uncredited)
 1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Sam Darland
- The Sam Darland Story (1962) ... Sam Darland
 1962 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Art Linkletter
- A Promise Is a Promise (1962) ... Art Linkletter
 1957-1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Howard Douglas / Bert Holman / Herb Stillman / ...
- Badge of Honor (1962) ... Howard Douglas
- The Odd Ball (1958) ... Bert Holman
- Kid at the Stick (1958) ... Herb Stillman
- The Big Shooter (1957) ... Bill Baxter
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Reverend Albert Pierce
- The Bible Man (1961) ... Reverend Albert Pierce
 1957 Mr. Broadway (TV Movie)
 1957 The Snow Queen
English prologue
 1950 Life with Linkletter (TV Series)
 1950 Champagne for Caesar
Happy Hogan
 1946 People Are Funny
Master of Ceremonies
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Show Show Self (90 credits)
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Guested on the daytime television program "1 O'Clock Club". See more »

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Diplomacy - the art of jumping into trouble without making a splash. See more »


Friend Walt Disney could only afford to pay Linkletter scale to help host the Disneyland grand opening special Dateline: Disneyland (1955); in return, Linkletter asked for and received the park's camera and film concessions for 10 years. See more »

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